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Journalist survives vicious attack in Nepal

December 9, 2009 4:49 PM ET

New York, December 9, 2009—Police in Nepal should thoroughly investigate reports that journalist Tika Bista was brutally attacked on Tuesday in reprisal for her work, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Michoacán journalists under siege with nowhere to turn

December 7, 2009 5:41 PM ET

David Silva, the husband of abducted reporter María Esther Aguilar Cansimbe, ran his hand roughly across his forehead twice, then held his face, looked down, and said, “Every night it’s the same until 2 or 4 in the morning, waiting...

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Doubling down on playing the spy card

November 23, 2009 5:42 PM ET

Another foreign journalist was “outed" in Pakistan on Friday. A front-page story in the November 20 edition of the daily newspaper The Nation ran the picture of an unidentified journalist at the scene of a bomb blast in Peshawar, identifying...

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International press decries attack on Rosenberg

November 16, 2009 5:14 PM ET

Twenty-one international news editors have signed on to a letter to the Pakistan government today. It was addressed to Minister for Information and Broadcasting Qamar Zaman Kaira and was drafted by Islamabad’s foreign correspondent community. They were concerned about an...

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CNN'S Lou Dobbs threatened; shot fired at home

November 2, 2009 1:00 PM ET

On October 26, 2009, CNN anchor Lou Dobbs announced on the air that a shot had been fired at his home while his wife and her driver were standing outside in the driveway. Dobbs made the announcement on CNN and...

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Death threats sent to paper of slain editor in Sri Lanka

October 28, 2009 3:46 PM ET

New York, October 28, 2009—The Committee to Protect Journalists is greatly concerned by ongoing threats to Sri Lanka’s journalists and media organizations. Anonymous letters with death threats, at left, recently sent to Sunday Leader Editor-in-Chief Frederica Jansz and News...

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Russian TV crew threatened, forced to leave Ingushetia

October 15, 2009 5:13 PM ET

New York, October 15, 2009—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns threats and an attack on a TV crew from the Moscow-based independent broadcaster REN-TV in the North Caucasian republic of Ingushetia that caused them to flee the region....

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Radio host flees Colombia following alleged plot to kill him

October 13, 2009 4:54 PM ET

New York, October 13, 2009—Prominent radio journalist Herbin Hoyos Medina left Colombia on Monday after authorities uncovered a supposed plot to kill him, according to local news reports. The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned about the threats against Hoyos...

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A journalist in the hands of Somali pirates

October 1, 2009 11:30 AM ET

Shadows of emerging skyscrapers in a neighborhood in Nairobi come alive as the sun glides down the western horizon. I am walking down one of the deserted streets in the city’s Eastleigh shantytown. Lately, Eastleigh has become a contradiction...

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Online journalist harassed, threatened in Moscow

September 30, 2009 5:23 PM ET

New York, September 30, 2009—Moscow police must immediately investigate and bring to an end a campaign of harassment orchestrated in part by a pro-Kremlin organization against online journalist Aleksandr Podrabinek, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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